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Avoca Road, Thornybush Reserve, Limpopo Limpopo Province, Kruger National Park 1380 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
5 Star accommodation
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Description
Royal Malewane is an exclusive private safari lodge in the Greater Kruger National Park. The guiding team is one of the most qualified in Africa which means that your Big 5 safari experience will be unsurpassed. More Royal Malewane has 6 luxury suites, 2 Royal Suites and Africa House. The Royal Suites each have 2 bedrooms while Africa House is an exclusive use, 6 bedroom bush villa. As part of The Royal Portfolio, Royal Malewane offers guests the highest levels of luxury, exceptional cuisine and personalised service. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
10
Price range
US$3,540 - US$3,721 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Royal Malewane Hotel Kruger National Park
Location
South Africa > Kruger National Park
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We are returning for the third time in a couple weeks after our visit to Big Mombo in Botswana. We are so excited to be there again for eight nights and enjoying every minute of our stay.

Only two camps for us are rated over the top. One is Ol Jogi and of course Royal Malewane
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On arrival we were greeted by the hotel manager, spa manager, chef, and tour guide. That introced themselves and then asked us what would wanted or needed. They delivered on everything. There is no better service, food or lodging in the Greater Kruger. The art, furniture and desi
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My husband and I have travelled to Africa 4 times, visiting 4 to 5 lodges each time, so we've seen quite a bit. Royal Malewane far, far exceeded anything we had experienced before. Our incredible guide, Riann Fourier and excellent tracker, Shadrack, made all the difference. On t
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There are many places to go on a safari trip in South Africa. But when French president Nicholas Sarkozy, Gates family, Elton John, Paul Allen, Bono, etc. repeatedly go to Royal Malewane resort, you know RM is doing something right.

There is never lack of things to do at Roya
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An unbelievable place to stay in Africa. The rooms are spacious with wonderful views of the bush. We had a spa off the bedroom. It is high off the ground but it is not uncommon to see elephants stopping by for a drink. This trip was a couple of years ago
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How far is it from cape town? And how to get there?
Less than two hours and it depends if you do a private charter or go commercial. Private is faster and less of a hassle. I hope this helps.
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Do you offer hunting for the guests?
Dear Abu A Royal Malewane is not a hunting lodge - our focus is on conservation of wildlife and protection of endangered species. Kind regards The Royal Portfolio Team
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How cold is it in the mornings and evenings in late April?
Hi there Night time temperatures in April are around 13 degrees Celsius (55 degrees Fahrenheit). But it can feel a lot cooler when on early morning game drive so we would recommend bringing something warm with you although we have blankets on the safari vehicles. Please let us know if we can answer anything else for you. Kind regards The Royal Portfolio Team
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Hi!! We aren't going next week for our honeymoon, so it's a big and long trip for us!! Can't wait!! We just have some questions about the luggage restrictions because of the size and the type of the bags permitted on their planes. We bought the Kipling brand bags on a Medium size (I believe it's called the Teagan M) do any of you know if this works out? Can we bring bigger bags? Can we have this bag plus a regular carry on?? Thanks so much!! Would really appreciate the help!!
Dear Valeria How exciting! We are looking forward to welcoming you to Royal Malewane! We can see that your agent has arranged the following transport for you: 11 November – you will land at Nelspruit Airport (MQP). From there you will have a road transfer to Royal Malewane with Seasons in Africa. 14 November – from Royal Malewane you fly on a shared charter to Singita Sabi Sand. This flight is run by Federal Air and they have luggage restriction of 20kgs of luggage in soft sided bags. This is enforced quite strictly for your safety. So whilst you could bring a bigger bag, it’s should be soft sided – all sides, and cannot weigh more than 20kgs per person. Hand luggage is a maximum of 5kgs – 1 piece only. The Kipling bags seem to have a rigid bag which is not ideal in terms of the luggage requirements so if you are able to bring alternative duffel bags it would be better. We hope that helps, but if you would like to discuss further, please email our reservations team on reservations@trp.travel or +27 15 793 3977 Kind regards The Royal Portfolio Team
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We are planning a holiday in Royal Malewane with two toddlers (3 years and 2 years) , do you think its safe , enjoyable for that age? And can we make game drives with the kids?
Dear Osman Esma Absolutely! Please contact our reservations team to discuss in more detail: reservations@trp.travel Kind regards The Royal Portfolio Team
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"All rooms and villas are pristine and excellent. Beautiful decor."
"Any room is spacious, luxurious and well stocked with everything you could need. All are private cottages with pools."
"While we stayed in the Royal Suite, we looked at a regular room and found it also to beautiful and comfortable."
"If you want a good room, just book a stay. There is no such thing as a bad room here."
"rooms are suite - all exquisite!"
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